3rd UK Workshop on membrane proteins 

By Dr Harley Worthy, Research Associate at University of Exeter  After nearly 820 days since my last in person meeting, interacting with the scientific community through the lens of my laptop webcam via Zoom and Microsoft Teams, I was able to attend a workshop in person. Finally, I was able to leave the scenery of rural Devon and head Northwards to Aston University in Birmingham … Continue reading 3rd UK Workshop on membrane proteins 

A long-awaited return to in-person conferences – Synthetic Biology UK 2021

For some SynBio UK was their first experience of a face-to-face academic conference. For others, it was the first chance to catch up with colleagues from around the country after almost two years of separation. For everybody, it was a fantastic opportunity to hear about the exciting fundamental and applied research in Synthetic Biology happening across the UK and beyond! Continue reading A long-awaited return to in-person conferences – Synthetic Biology UK 2021

10 lessons I learned about online learning by running an online conference

The conference is dead! Long live the conference! When we “volunteered” to organise the 2020 Bioscience Education Summit, there were grand plans to bring the learning and teaching community to Sheffield for a joint conference between the cities two Universities. COVID-19 changed our plans, the conference moved online, and we delivered two days of content to an international audience from our offices, spare rooms and … Continue reading 10 lessons I learned about online learning by running an online conference

Lessons from the Young Life Scientists’ symposium

One of the driving forces behind us organising NEB2019, was a lack of alternative meetings focused on our research topic. Whilst it can be interesting to broaden your horizons at conferences, sometimes you just long to settle into a set of talks that are directly relevant to your own research. Continue reading Lessons from the Young Life Scientists’ symposium